An Ohio certificate of status (aka an Ohio certificate of existence) is a document issued by an Ohio secretary of state (or official who performs those duties) and is conclusive evidence that a an Ohio corporation, an Ohio llc, or any other entity filed in an Ohio is in good standing with the state and is in compliance with all an Ohio-required formalities.

If you plan to register your corporation, llc, or other registered business entity in a state other than the one in which your formed it, you must file a valid Certificate of Status (received from your entity's home state within 90 days) along with all other documentation needed for your entity to be able to transact business in another state.

A Certificate of Status will only be issued by an Ohio if you have paid all required state fees to keep your an Ohio corporation or llc active. If you haven't paid your state renewal fees in a few years, you will need to pay those and any penalties before a Certificate of Status will be issued.

At we always order your Certificate of Status within one (1) business day from the time you placed the order with us.

We can handle the entire foreign corporation registration process in any state for just $249 (plus state filing fees). This includes obtaining the an Ohio Certificate of Good Standing.

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